Just Listen: Colour – Strangers

Colour Listen to Strangers here: Watch the video for Strangers here: With a determined beat and shimmery notes comes Colour with their new track Strangers. This is a band who are know just how to pen an indie delight and I’ve seen them perform this live with real gusto too. They really have a knack … Continue reading

Just Listen: Young Tide – NSFW

Young Tide Listen to NSFW here: On first listen of this, NSFW, the debut single from Young Tide, I was instantly reminded of Everything Everything, only with a harder punkier edge to the vocals. There’s that off kilter feel to the sounds, and similar phrasing to the vocals. It’s not at all a bad thing, … Continue reading

Introducing: White – Future Pleasures

White Having only formed in 2014 and having only played their first live shows back in February this year, Glasgow’s White are doing pretty damn well for themselves already. They’ve had several gigs since some of which have includes shows for The Great Escape Festival and Dot to Dot Festival. Leo Condie (Vocals), Hamish Fingland … Continue reading

Introducing: Lying B*st*rds – Head To Tokyo

Lying B*st*rds They are probably one of Liverpool’s newest and most exciting bands and Lying B*st*ards deliver all of the required ingredients for bringing some magical lofi to the party.  They also mange to just take it just off kilter, adding some seriously funky bass. There’s not much to be found on these guys if … Continue reading

Just Listnen: XY&O – Low Tide

XY&O Listen to Low Tide here: Proving that you don’t have to live in sunny California to produce big sunny bouncy sounds, comes Cardiff’s XY&O with their debut track Low Tide. The single is the fist to be taken from the trio’s forthcoming EP, Shimmer & Shade. Low Tide has pure unadulterated 80s synth pop … Continue reading

Track Premiere – TempleVesta – Juvenile

TempleVesta We are delighted to have the first ever listen of TempleVesta’s debut track Juvenile. The band is made up of three members from one of Birmingham’s brightest up coming acts of 2014, Kastella. Jack (vocals), Mal (lead guitar) and Dan (rhythm guitar) wrote the track before they even enlisted new members Josh (bass) and … Continue reading

Just Watch: Ila – Blood

Ila Watch the video for Blood here: Leeds six piece Ila release their new EP In Circles on  May 18th and from it they have released their first video for EP track Blood. The track takes a fairly steady road but the heady mix of vocals and math rock style guitar work makes it a … Continue reading

Just Listen: Banfi – Where We Part

Banfi Listen to Where We Part here: I’m so excited to share Where We Part, the debut single from Banfi. This is the band of singer songwriter Joe Banfi who we have been huge fans of for a long time now. This project sees him take a more upbeat approach to his sound but his … Continue reading

Just Listen: Hygge – Ladybird

Hygge Listen to Ladybird here: This is the first track to ever surface from Birmingham collaborative project Hygge. The project features various ex members of Kastella who have had a bit of a reshuffle and splintered off into various new guises and projects. Hygge is one of these such projects. Vocals are wrapped around a … Continue reading

Just Listen: Doll Circus – Top Of The Hill

Doll Circus Listen to Top Of The Hill here: New from North Wales are Doll Circus. A band who are proud to wear their indie garage influences proudly on their sleeve.  Just take a listen to their slow romp of a track Top Of The Hill to see just what I mean. The track is … Continue reading

Introducing: Dazes – Neon Lover

Dazes Hailing from the sprawling metropolis of that there (North) London come new fourpiece Dazes. Though initially their name bought up images of a totally different sounding band, I was somewhat surprised, and happily so, to hear a band whose guitar riffs and vocals drip with psychedelia  as much as it does indie pop and … Continue reading

Introducing: Apache Darling – Firebird

Apache Darling Hailing from Glasgow are Apache Darling, the new .. err darlings of synth pop. Stefanie Lawrence (vocals) and Andrew Black (keys) are the duo who are creating a huge buzz within their local scene and beyond. They have had huge radio support from the likes of BBC Introducing, XFM and BBC 6 Music … Continue reading

Just Listen: Kloe – Grip

Kloe Listen to Grip here: Dark and brooding are the sounds that pulsate beneath the delicate vocal of Glasgow’s 18 year old Kloe in her debut track Grip. The sounds perfectly bridging the sweetness of vocal with the harsh truth of her lyrics. Find Kloe on Facebook.

Introducing: Port Isla – In The Long Run

Port Isla Occasionally things sit in my inbox for much longer than they should do because I can’t remember how good it is. This is certainly one of those occasions, and as always I regret that wait. It’s also been almost 3 years since Port Isla met at University in Norwich and they’ve already released … Continue reading

Just Listen: Mana Island – Stare

Mana Island Listen to Stare here: Watch the video for Stare here: Hailing from Moscow, Mana Island are hot property – any band that is hand picked by a band such as Foals are likely to catch people’s attention. They are all set to release their single Stare this month (November) and have just gained … Continue reading

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